Ski Trip Travel Insurance

Winter Sports Cover - Ski & Snowboarding Insurance

Whether you are an experienced skier or taking your first ski holiday and going on a holiday involving winter sports, then taking our ski and wintersports cover is mandatory. Not only will it cover you should you become ill or involved in an accident on the slopes but your equipment aswell. Plus should you arrive at your resort and find there is not enough snow on the pistes or risks of avalanches piste closure and avalnche cover is also included. Our policies can be purchased for one person, a couple or the whole family with flexible levels of cover.

If buying a single trip ski insurance policy you will be covered from the day you purchase your policy to when you get back home and can purchase your policy up to 18 months before your trip, so cancellation cover starts from the day you buy your insurance.

  • Cover when Skiing and Snowboarding On and Off Piste
  • Piste Closure and Avalanche cover
  • Ski insurance available up to age 75 *
  • Existing Medical Conditions can be covered

Great Savings On Our Holiday Insurance Single Trip cover from just £5.38 Annual Cover from just £31.04 - choose 31-60 days per trip Cruise Cover included FREE on all our policies Kids Go FREE on all our single trip family policies Long Stay Cover 31 days - 18 months cover from £11.18 Winter Sports Cover from just £11.36

No Upper Age Limit

We offer travel insurance to travellers with no upper age limit! Just click here for a quote. Plus cover for most pre existing medical conditions.

Key Benefits of our Winter Sports Insurance

You can compare insurers and choose from 3 levels of cover for our ski and snowboarding policies.

  • Emergency medical and repatriation expenses up to £15 million
  • Cancellation up to £12,500 per person
  • Baggage cover up to £3,000 per person
  • Personal liability cover up to £2 million per person
  • 28 Winter Sports and Activities included - see below
  • Ski Equipment Cover - Owned or Hired

Our winter sports insurance will cover you for both on and off piste skiing and snowboarding. Remain within the ski area boundaries of a recognised ski resort and your cover applies.

Winter Sports Policy Benefits


Ski and Snowboarding Equipment

Your own or hired equipment will be insured against loss, damage or theft and your own equipment is also covered for delay if held up y your carriers.

Piste Closure

Your wintersports travel insurance policy provides cover for insufficient snow 1st December - 30th April if travelling to the Northern hemishere or between 1st May - 30th September if travelling to the Souhern hemishere. Check your policy should these dates change.

Off Piste Skiing

Off piste skiing on unmarked or ungroomed pistes or slopes is included on some of our policies as long as you do not ski alone and adhere to local ski safety and ski patrol guidelines and warnings. If the resort stipulates that skiing off piste must be with a ski guide or instructor, failure to adhere to this will exclude this cover. Other exclusions apply so please refer to your policy wording.

Older Skiers and Snowboarders

We can insure senior skiers and snowboarders up to age 75 on our Single and Annual Multi Trip policies *

Wintersports Activities

When the additional premium has been paid to include wintersports cover it can include up to 28 activities and these vary between policies so please check first to ensure the activity you are taking part in is included within your policy.

Activities can include Big Foot Skiing, Snow Tubing, Toboganning, Glacier Walking (Under 4000 m), Heli Skiing with a guide and trips to Ski and Snowboarding Fun Parks plus many many more. As we work with a penel insurers just check the policy wordings for the full list or call our sales centre.


* There may be some people we are unable to cover if aged under 75 and wishing to take part in winter sports due to pre existing medical conditions such as osteoporosis, but medical screening will be able to determine this.